U.S. stocks were mostly unchanged in early trading Wednesday as investors awaited the release of the minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting. Lowe's, the home improvement retail chain, fell after the company's outlook came in short of investors' expectations.
Authorities say a wanted man has been arrested after he rear-ended a Spokane, Washington, detective's car.
Pour la première fois depuis leur grande offensive de début juin au nord de Bagdad, les djihadistes de l&‥39;Etat islamique (EI) ont dû battre en retraite, lundi 18 août. Après avoir conquis un pan entier du territoire irakien, en tuant des centaines de personnes et en faisant des centaines de milliers de réfugiés, les troupes d&‥39;Abou Bakr Al-Baghdadi ont perdu le contrôle du plus grand barrage du pays, situé au cour de la grande plaine de Mossoul. Ils l&‥39;occupaient depuis le 8 août.
A Florida woman who was severely injured in a crash caused by her then-boyfriend, who was allegedly texting while driving, has won a $4.3 million lawsuit.
Former Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan has won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Alaska.
Virginia officials are preparing for the possibility that same-sex couples will be able to wed in the state Thursday by drafting a revised marriage license form for courthouse clerks to use as soon as they open their doors.
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A forensic accountant hired as a defense witness will be back on the stand when the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, resumes in federal court in Richmond.
Today is Wednesday, August 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.
The U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out if their vehicles have been recalled but not repaired.